RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — The Wahama wrestling team finished fourth out of 18 teams Saturday afternoon at the 2013 Jackson County Invitational held at Ravenswood High School.
The White Falcons posted a team score of 114 points and had six grapplers finish in the top-four of their respective divisions, including one weight class champion. Ripley won the team title with 256.5 points, while Wirt County (159) and Cabell Midland (127.5) rounded out the top-three spots overall.
The lone Wahama champion was Kane Roush, who placed first in the 160-pound division while remaining unbeaten this season. Crandal Neal (170) and Demitrius Serevicz (195) both finished as runners-up in their respective divisions.
Timmy Gibbs (152) and Colton Neal (182) each placed third in their weight classes, while Jacob Bennett finished fourth overall in the 120-pound division.
The White Falcons were only one of five programs to produce an individual weight class champion at the event. Ripley led the way with eight individual titles, while Roane County and Wirt County each claimed two championships. Liberty Raleigh rounded things out with one divisional champion.
Ripley’s weight class champions were Antonio Jones (120), Lucas Simpkins (126), Austin Hileman (132), Jake Martin (138), Preston Martin (152), Nate Starkey (170), Greg Medina (195) and Daryl Hicks (285).
Riley White (106) and Cole Moore (113) won crowns for Roane County, while Cody Ferguson (145) and Dylan Pickrell (220) captured titles for Wirt County. Charles Ayers had Liberty Raleigh’s lone championship in the 182-pound division.
Complete results of the 2013 Jackson County Invitational are available on the web at wvmat.com